June 23, 2015 10:46 ET

dmg events and Canadian Welding Association Announce New Event and Partnership

MILTON, ONTARIO and CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - June 23, 2015) - dmg events (Canada) inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of DMGT (Daily Mail Group & Trust plc), and Canadian Welding Association (CWA), has announced a partnership to develop and organize a new event for industry.

CanWeld 2016 is a dynamic new trade show and conference for the welding, fabricating, metal forming and industry in Western Canada, and will take place October 4 and 5, 2016 in Edmonton at Northlands - Edmonton Expo Centre. Comprising of a unique tradeshow featuring live working equipment and technology, a world class technical and business conference and unparalleled industry networking features between decision‐makers ready to do business. Strategically located in Edmonton, the energy manufacturing heartland of Alberta, CanWeld 2016 serves vital elements of the oil & gas, agriculture, mining and general manufacturing supply chain through multiple tiers.

Co‐located with CanWeld conference in Edmonton, which is recognized as the premier Canadian educational platform in the field of welding and related technologies, delegates will engage in networking, professional development, meet industry experts and build relationships key to success. The event will rotate to Eastern Canada, serving different regional industries including automotive, aerospace, transportation, medical device and energy manufacturing, for odd years (2017, 2019, 2021) and return to Edmonton for even years (2016, 2018, 2020).

"Alberta has been and continues to be the most important market for fabricated metal manufacturing and welding," said CWA Executive Director Dan Tadic. "CanWeld 2016 is the perfect opportunity to expand our world class conference to the next level by adding a major exhibition and partnering with renowned organizers dmg events."

The opportunity to create a launch for the CanWeld tradeshow and conference came about due to recent developments with competitive, industry and association relationships in the Canadian marketplace.

"dmg events is thrilled to enter into a long term partnership with the CWB Group and have the opportunity to develop a world class event that fully represents welding, metal fabricating and metal finishing all under one roof," said Nick Samain, Vice President, dmg events. "In addition, we are excited to utilize our unmatched market reach in key industry verticals in Western Canada to bring a highly qualified audience to CanWeld in 2016."

CanWeld 2016 will launch a website, call for presentations, and exhibition information in late June,

About dmg events

dmg events is the name behind many of the largest energy events in the world, such as Global Petroleum Show (Calgary, Canada); ADIPEC (Abu Dhabi, UAE); International Pipeline Exposition (Calgary, Canada); Heavy Oil Latin America Conference & Exhibition (Mexico); Oil Sands Trade Show & Conference (Fort McMurray, Canada); and Gastech (Singapore). Headquartered in London, UK with offices in key locations including Calgary, Canada; Abu Dhabi, UAE; Houston, Texas; and Dallas, Texas; dmg events brings more than 100 years' experience in organizing exhibitions and conferences around the world.

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About Canadian Welding Association

The Canadian welding association is a not‐for‐profit division of the CWB Group. The CWA was formed as a national membership driven association, mandated to promoting and supporting the welding and joining industry in Canada.

The CWA's mission is to provide a Canadian forum in which welding professionals, their employers, fabricators and welding‐products suppliers are all able to exchange information, share knowledge resources and work with government and regulatory agencies and each other to advance the welding profession, its products and its practices.

For more information visit www.cwa‐

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